Secret Door

Album: Humbug (2009)
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  • Fools on parade cavort and carry on for waiting eyes
    That you would rather be beside than in front of
    But she's never been the kind to be hollowed by the stares

    She swam out of tonight's phantasm
    Grabbed my hand and made it very clear
    There's absolutely nothing for us here
    It's a magnolia celebration to be attempted on a Wednesday night
    It's better than to get a reputation as a miserable little tyke
    At least that's the conclusion she came to in this overture

    And the secret door swings behind us
    She's saying nothing, she's just giggling along

    Her arms were folded most indignant
    Not looking like she was soon to leave
    I had to squint in order to believe
    And then like a butler pushing on a bookshelf
    I'm unveiling the unexpected
    I, who was earlier reluctant
    Was suddenly embarrassed and corrected
    How could such a creature survive in such a habitat?

    And the secret door swings behind us
    She's saying nothing, she's just giggling along
    Even if they were to find us
    I wouldn't notice, I'm completely occupied

    As all the fools on parade cavort and carry on for waiting eyes
    Ones you would rather be beside than in front of
    But she's never been the kind to be hollowed by the stares
    Fools on parade frolic and fuck about to make her gaze
    Turn to a scribble on a page by a picture that holds her absence
    But you're daft to think she'd care

    Fools on parade
    Fools on parade
    Fools on parade
    Conduct a sing-along Writer/s: Alex Turner
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Ehren from Bray, IrelandThis is my favourite song on Humbug!
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